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11) Irritation of the membrane that lines the abdomen is called: A) peritonitis. B) peristalsis. C) guarding. D) colic. 12) Which of the following is not one of the signs and symptoms of acute abdominal distress? A) nausea and/or vomiting B) rapid shallow breathing C) high blood pressure D) colicky pain 13) Cramp-like pain is described as a.
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32) Heart attacks and associated heart disease are the number-one killer of adults in the United States today. 33) Because of the critical nature of heart disease emergencies, you should treat every adult with chest pain as a heart attack victim until proven otherwise. 34) Atherosclerosis is a disease condition.
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11) The phase of a generalized tonic-clonic seizure that lasts 15 to 20 seconds, where the victim loses consciousness and stops breathing, is called: A) the clonic phase. B) the hypertonic phase. C) the tonic phase. D) the postictal phase. 12) In caring for a victim of a seizure, which of the following should.
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1) A condition in which fatty substances and other debris are deposited on the arterial walls is: A) arteriosclerosis. B) atherosclerosis. C) myocardial infarction. D) angina pectoris. 2) Arteriosclerosis is often referred to as: A) congestive heart failure. B) pulmonary edema. C) angina pectoris. D) hardening of the arteries. 3) Myocardial infarction refers to the death of the: A) pericardium. B).
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1) Most poisonous snakes have which one of the following characteristics? A) round pupils B) large fangs C) an oval-shaped head D) small triangular scales 2) The severity of a snakebite is gauged by: A) the size of the snake. B) how deep the fangs are injected. C) how rapidly symptoms develop. D) how recently the victim has eaten..
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1) Abdominal distress in every victim should be considered life threatening: A) only after the victim has eaten. B) only after the victim gets scared. C) only after the victim vomits. D) until proven otherwise. 2) How many causes of abdominal pain are there according to medical reference guides? A) 25 B) 50 C) 100 D) 200 3) All.
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21) Which of the following is true concerning a thrombus stroke? A) 20 percent of all strokes are thrombus strokes. B) 40 percent of all strokes are thrombus strokes. C) 60 percent of all strokes are thrombus strokes. D) 80 percent of all strokes are thrombus strokes. 22) The characteristics of a stroke depend on: A).
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32) Abdominal distress of every victim should be considered life threatening until proven otherwise. 33) The upper and lower quadrants are differentiated at the navel. 34) In a victim with abdominal pain, do not waste time with an extensive examination of the abdomen as it can worsen the pain and.
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21) Following delivery of the placenta, you should: A) cut the cord. B) place the placenta in a plastic bag and transport it to the hospital. C) pack the birth canal with gauze. D) leave "mom" alone, nothing is required. 22) When tying or clamping the umbilical cord, how many clamps should you use? A).
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11) Which of the following is not a sign or symptom of chronic bronchitis? A) cyanosis B) distended neck veins C) high-pitched wheezing D) pinkish coloring 12) Coughing that produces thick mucus; swelling of the hands, feet, and ankles; and low-pitched snoring sounds during inhalation and exhalation are all signs and symptoms of: A) emphysema. B).
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30) Neurological emergencies involving a disturbance in the chemical or electrical activity of the brain are generally more frightening than they are life threatening. 31) A victim who passes from one seizure to another without first regaining consciousness presents a life-threatening medical emergency. 32) It is the high degree of.
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1) A seizure is an involuntary, sudden change in sensation, muscle activity and level of consciousness that results from: A) too much sugar. B) too much oxygen. C) carpopedal spasms. D) irritation or overactivity of brain cells. 2) Which of the following causes of seizures is a derangement in the body's chemistry? A) toxic B) metabolic C) idiopathic D).
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21) Chemical burns caused by concentrated sulfuric acid produces heat when mixed with ________ and may cause greater burn injury unless flushed rigorously. A) alcohol B) water C) milk D) phenol 22) A storm blows in while you are golfing. A member of your group is struck by lightning. Your first priority is to: A).
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41) The "talk-down" technique is the preferred method for handling bad drug trips. 42) Oxycontin is an illegal narcotic pain reliever. 43) As a stimulant, heroin can cause the user to stop breathing. 44) Rohypnal can cause sedation and amnesia. 45) Methamphetamines are produced in illegal clandestine drug labs. 46).
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42) A person with pneumonia will generally have a fever over 101 degrees F. 43) Overbreathing increases the carbon dioxide in the blood to an abnormal level, causing hyperventilation. 44) The three goals of first aid care for asthma are to improve oxygenation, relieve bronchospasm, and improve the victim's ventilation..
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11) The most common sign of angina pectoris is: A) palpitations. B) nausea and/or vomiting. C) dyspnea. D) chest pain. 12) Stable angina pectoris usually appears suddenly and is associated with: A) improper nutrition. B) smoking/lung disease. C) physical exertion. D) respiratory complications. 13) The most dramatic sign of progressing congestive heart failure is: A) anxiety. B) rapid heart rate. C).
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42) Only give liquids to a victim of acute abdominal distress to prevent dehydration. 43) A victim of acute abdominal distress must always be transported, because many will need surgery. 44) When esophageal varices rupture, bleeding can be fatal within minutes. 45) A victim with ruptured esophageal varices should be.
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11) In general, the body's thermal control is lost once the body temperature is lowered to: A) 95°F. B) 90°F. C) 80°F. D) 85°F. 12) Which of the following is not a factor that could contribute to hypothermia even in the absence of cold environment?                                          A) the use of drugs B) massive blood.
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1) The loss of body heat involving the transfer of heat from the surface of one object to the surface of another without physical contact is: A) radiation. B) conduction. C) convection. D) evaporation. 2) Two-thirds of all heat loss through evaporation comes from what? A) respiration B) perspiration C) circulation D) coagulation 3) Which of the following is.
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1) Which of the following is not a function of the placenta? A) to provide the fetus with nourishment B) regulate blood glucose C) to provide oxygen from the mother's blood D) absorb fetal waste products 2) Which of the following stages of labor lasts the longest? A) dilation B) crowning C) delivery D) delivery of the placenta 3).
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30) The first indication of diabetes may be a life-threatening emergency. 31) Type I diabetes was previously called "adult-onset" diabetes. 32) Gestational diabetes increases a woman's risk of delivering very large babies. 33) Hypoglycemia doesn't look anything like shock. 34) A symptom of hyperglycemia is pale, moist skin. 35) The.
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21) Almost all asthma attacks involve: A) bronchospasm. B) hyperventilation. C) carpopedal spasm. D) stridor. 22) The signs and symptoms of pneumonia depend on: A) the age of the victim. B) the medical history of the victim. C) what caused the pneumonia. D) the lobe of the lung that is affected. 23) Which of the following is a.
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11) A condition in which a normally positioned placenta prematurely separates from the uterine wall during the last 3 months of pregnancy is: A) placenta previa. B) ectopic pregnancy. C) pre-eclampsia. D) abruptio placenta. 12) The leading cause of first trimester maternal deaths is: A) pre-eclampsia. B) ectopic pregnancy. C) spontaneous abortion. D) abruptio placenta. 13) Which of.
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1) A sensation of shortness of breath, a feeling of air hunger accompanied by labored breathing, defines: A) asthma. B) dyspnea. C) respiratory distress. D) wheezing. 2) Which of the following would most likely cause true dyspnea? A) exercise B) coughing C) aspiration of a foreign body D) fatigue 3) Which one of the following first aid care procedures would.
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31) Drug abusers are more prone to certain injuries, illnesses, and infectious diseases. 32) It is difficult to assess drug or alcohol emergencies properly because drugs and alcohol produce signs that mimic a number of system disorders and diseases. 33) You can safely assume that if a person is in.
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1) Conservatively estimated, there are more than ________ diabetics in the United States. A) 5 million B) 10 million C) 14 million D) 18 million 2) Approximately, how many of all diabetics go undiagnosed or unrecognized? A) one-fourth B) one-half C) three-fourths D) none of the above 3) Insulin is a hormone needed to facilitate the movement of.
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42) When assisting with a delivery, have the woman take long, deep breaths during contractions and short, quick breaths between contractions. 43) Meconium is the newborn's first feces, indicating fetal distress inside the amniotic sac. 44) Meconium is bright red in color and poses no danger to the newborn. 45).
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21) Which of the following leave the stinger behind and therefore can sting only once? A) wasps B) hornets C) honeybees D) yellow jacket 22) Which of the following can repeatedly sting you? A) honeybee B) wasp C) tick D) praying mantis 23) While retrieving some wood from a pile outside, you feel a sharp pinprick pain to.
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11) Most of the cardiac arrests in children are from: A) airway obstruction and/or respiratory arrest. B) shock. C) trauma to the head. D) hyperglycemia. 12) Unlike children, adults rarely have seizures caused by: A) meningitis. B) head injury. C) oxygen deficiency. D) fever. 13) The number-one cause of death among infants between 1 month and 1 year is: A).
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21) One of the most common signs of myocardial infarction in an elderly person is: A) severe pain. B) fever. C) shortness of breath. D) high blood pressure. 22) As many as one in ________ elderly have psychiatric disorders, which can be the cause of some symptoms. A) four B) ten C) twenty D) twenty-five 23) The elderly.
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32) Without enough oxygen, certain cells in the body can die within minutes. 33) People diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease typically have emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or both. 34) Because victims of emphysema are usually cyanotic, they are referred to as "blue bloaters." 35) The most important known factor in.
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